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Admission Ticket for a Concert of Ancient Vocal and Instrumental Music

about 1780
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Nathaniel Dance (English, 1735-1811)

Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1956, ii/ii; Tuer 2138


Sheet: 21.5 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.) Platemark: 14.6 x 18.6 cm (5 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



De Vesme/Calabi dates this print 1786, but there is an inscription on the back of this impression dated 1780.


Verso, top center, in pen and brown ink, "1780 / No. 39 / Dean of Exeter"


Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund